Robin Dawson (Faithlegg) smiling despite the weather on the 13th fairway in the second round of the 2015 Irish Amateur Open Championship at The Royal Dublin Golf Club. Photograph: Pat Cashman

If the Walker Cup selectors are looking for hardy, weatherproof youngsters with the stubbornness of Seve and the recovery powers of Houdini, there (...)

Former winner Gavin Moynihan says he played the best he has in a while in his first round at the Irish Amateur Open. Photograph: Pat Cashman

Perhaps it was the surreal, dawn presence of a lone saxophonist, clearly dispatched to the farthest reaches of the Bull Island to practise his skills(...)

  Paul Dunne of Greystones is one of five Irish golfers  named in a 20-man Walker Cup squad for September’s match against the USA. Photograph:   Peter Byrne/PA

Five Irish golfers have been named in an initial 20-man Walker Cup squad for September’s clash against the USA at Royal Lytham & St Annes.Great Br(...)

Gavin Moynihan  carded a 67 as Ireland claimed a place in the quarter-finals of the European Amateur Team Championship in Finland. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Ireland swept impressively into the quarter-finals of the European Amateur Team Championship in Finland and will today face the Germany for a place in(...)

“It’s like a US Open,” quipped former tour professional Stephen Browne, only half in jest, of a set-up at the East of Ireland which combined firm gre(...)

Gary McDermott: goes into the weekend with a comfortable two-stroke lead at The Royal Dublin.

There are those diehards who believe sympathy is a word that should only be found in a dictionary, and never dispensed. Those players competing on Bul(...)

Jack Hume: “It would have been easy to let the head drop but to be able to stick it out and get over the line and get a win like this means a lot.” Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Robbie Cannon might be the ironman of Irish amateur golf but he could still take some measure of satisfaction as his fitness pupil Jack Hume dug de(...)

Reeve Whitson (pictured) is set to challenge Robbie Cannon in the West of Ireland Amateur Open semi-finals.

Robbie Cannon will be the odd man out in the semi-finals of the Radisson Blu sponsored West of Ireland Amateur Open – not because he’s the senior m(...)

Fog delayed teenager David Brady’s Radisson Blu-sponsored West of Ireland Championship debut by two and a hal(...)

Rory McNamara was once again a tower of strength for Ireland at the European Men’s Amateur Team Championship in Silkeborg, Denamrk. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Ireland swept into the quarter-finals at Silkeborg in Denmark yesterday and will play seventh-placed qualifiers the Netherlands in the first matchpla(...)